COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Information


Crow Wing County Public Health Offering Incentive For Receiving First Dose of COVID Vaccine

Individuals that receive a first dose of the COVID vaccine will receive a $100 gas gift card. Johnson & Johnson and Moderna vaccines are available for individuals 18 years and older. Vaccination clinics are held weekly and appointments can be made online.

Incentive program is provided by funds from the State of Minnesota.


NEW: COVID-19 Vaccine Employer Toolkit

The COVID-19 Vaccine Employer Toolkit is now available. It is designed to direct employers to the resources they need to help their workforce get vaccinated safely and efficiently and to provide materials to educate employees about COVID-19 vaccines.

Minnesota COVID-19 Vaccine Connector

The Minnesota COVID-19 Vaccine Connector is a tool that helps Minnesotans find out when, where, and how to get a COVID-19 vaccine. After you fill out a simple form, the Vaccine Connector will:

  • alert you when you are eligible to receive a vaccine;
  • connect you to resources to schedule a vaccine appointment; and
  • notify you if there are vaccine opportunities in your area.

Vaccine Connector

Who's Getting Vaccinated?

View current information from the Minnesota Department of Health on vaccine phases and timing.

Who's Getting Vaccinated?

How to Protect Yourself & Others

  • Wear a mask - Everyone 2 and older should wear masks in public.
  • Stay 6 feet away from others - Inside your home: Avoid close contact with people who are sick. Outside your home: Put 6 feet of distance between yourself and people who don’t live in your household.
  • Avoid crowds - Being in crowds like in restaurants, bars, fitness centers, or movie theaters put you at higher risk for COVID-19.
  • Avoid poorly ventilated spaces - Avoid indoor spaces that do not offer fresh air from the outdoors as much as possible.
  • Wash your hands often - Wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds especially after you have been in a public place, or after blowing your nose, coughing, or sneezing.
  • Cover coughs and sneezes - Always cover your mouth and nose with a tissue when you cough or sneeze.
  • Clean and disinfect - Clean AND disinfect frequently touched surfaces daily. This includes tables, doorknobs, light switches, countertops, handles, desks, phones, keyboards, toilets, faucets, and sinks.
  • Monitor Your Health Daily - Watch for fever, cough, shortness of breath, or other symptoms of COVID-19. Take your temperature if symptoms develop.
  • Get Vaccinated to Protect Against COVID-19 - COVID-19 vaccination is especially important for people who may be more likely to get very sick from COVID-19, such as older adults and people with certain medical conditions.

Learn more about how to protect yourself & others

COVID-19 Testing

Need to get tested for COVID-19 in Crow Wing County? Visit our COVID-19 Testing page for more information.

Keeping Informed

Updates From Local Healthcare Providers


Make a Plan

Plan ahead for disasters. Learn how to stay safe.


The Minnesota Helpline is available for COVID-19 related questions by calling 651-297-1304 or 800-657-3504. The Helpline is available on weekdays from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., and on weekends from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.

CDC phone number is 1-800-CDC-INFO or 1-800-232-4636.

Información en Español

For COVID-19 assistance in spanish call 651-304-6145